3 arrested after fight leads to shooting in Middletown

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

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Aerial scenes of Central Ave business district downtown Middletown

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

A man was shot Monday night in Middletown during an argument that turned violent, police said.

Middletown police were called about 7:15 p.m. to the 1800 block of Glenwood Avenue for a report of about 20 gunshots. Officers found Jordan Vandergriff shot in the leg, according to police.

Vandergriff and Blake Freeman were sitting in a vehicle when they got into a fight with Jose Lopez, police said. After the argument, Lopez, Vandergriff, and Freeman began exchanging gunfire. Vandergriff was struck in the leg with non-life-threatening injuries. All three men were arrested.

Lopez is charged with felonious assault, Vandergriff is charged with aggravated menacing and Freeman is charged with discharging a firearm within the city limits.

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Left to right, Blake Freeman, Jordan Vandergriff and Jose Lopez. MIDDLETOWN DIVISION OF POLICE

Left to right, Blake Freeman, Jordan Vandergriff and Jose Lopez. MIDDLETOWN DIVISION OF POLICE
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Left to right, Blake Freeman, Jordan Vandergriff and Jose Lopez. MIDDLETOWN DIVISION OF POLICE

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